Gigabyte GA-Z97X-SLI-CF

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 75%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 63%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (85th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 15 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle light workstation, and even some light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 82.4%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics88.1% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive98.1% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
SystemGigabyte Z97X-SLI
MotherboardGigabyte GA-Z97X-SLI-CF  (all builds)
Memory11.7 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.9 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors,
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20140617
Uptime0 Days
Run DateMar 23 '21 at 00:18
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU6%
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 PC Performing above expectations (85th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-4790K-$348
SOCKET 0, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 4 GHz, turbo 4.2 GHz (avg)
Performing as expected (42nd percentile)
82.4% Excellent
Memory 94
1-Core 113
2-Core 249
87% 152 Pts
4-Core 382
8-Core 588
62% 485 Pts
64-Core 635
43% 635 Pts
Poor: 69%
This bench: 82.4%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1070-$400
CLim: 2012 MHz, MLim: 2002 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 461.92
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
88.1% Excellent
Lighting 114
Reflection 114
Parallax 104
92% 111 fps
MRender 95.6
Gravity 105
Splatting 102
84% 101 fps
Poor: 72%
This bench: 88.1%
Great: 87%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Crucial MX100 256GB-$116
209GB free (System drive)
Firmware: MU01
SusWrite @10s intervals: 299 310 317 319 319 321 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (97th percentile)
98.1% Outstanding
Read 444
Write 326
Mixed 311
SusWrite 314
78% 349 MB/s
4K Read 30.6
4K Write 114
4K Mixed 44.1
163% 63 MB/s
DQ Read 176
DQ Write 309
DQ Mixed 149
140% 211 MB/s
Poor: 61%
This bench: 98.1%
Great: 97%
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 2TB-$58
2TB free
Firmware: CC25
SusWrite @10s intervals: 206 205 205 208 205 205 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
117% Outstanding
Read 203
Write 163
Mixed 89
SusWrite 206
121% 165 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.8
4K Mixed 0.8
156% 1.13 MB/s
Poor: 56%
This bench: 117%
Great: 115%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR3 1866 C10 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR3 clocked @ 1866 MHz
Performing way above expectations (90th percentile)
69.8% Good
MC Read 25.1
MC Write 25.8
MC Mixed 21.8
69% 24.2 GB/s
SC Read 19.1
SC Write 22.8
SC Mixed 22.4
61% 21.4 GB/s
Latency 59.7
67% 59.7 ns
Poor: 36%
This bench: 69.8%
Great: 72%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical GA-Z97X-SLI-CF Builds (Compare 3,217 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 45%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 87%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z97X-SLI-CF

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 51% - Above average Total price: $788
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